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Only Display posts with specific custom field value within string or array
Ok so I have everything displaying correctly but if there are terms other than the conditional term "Non-Marine" within the field('value') for the custom field "item_tags" it does not display those.
Basically I'm looking for posts with: 1.Custom post type of - ait-dir-item 2.Custom field location - annapolis 3.Custom field item_tags - Non-Marine (this value is within other terms seperated by commas)
I'm also not sure if these "values" are strings or arrays?
Here is the code I have so far:
<?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'ait-dir-item', 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => 'location', 'value' => 'annapolis' ), array( 'key' => 'item_tags', 'value' => 'non-marine' ) ), 'orderby' => 'title', 'order' => 'ASC', 'posts_per_page' => 300 ); $loop = new WP_Query( $args ); while ( $loop->have_posts() ) : $loop->the_post(); the_title('<h3 class="entry-title"><a href="' . get_permalink() . '" title="' . the_title_attribute( 'echo=0' ) . '" rel="bookmark">', '</a></h3>'); echo '<div class="entry-content">'; the_content(); echo '</div>'; endwhile; ?>
Thanks for any input!
Hey Zac, Thanks for the reply.. I don't thing you need to say meta when you are in the meta_query.
I solved my problem by adding compare => 'LIKE', after 'value' => 'non-marine'.
Zac GordonTreehouse Guest Teacher
Check this documentation here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query#Custom_Field_Parameters
I believe you need to say meta_value and meta_key:
$query = new WP_Query( array( 'meta_key' => 'color', 'meta_value' => 'blue' ) );